Definition of Folk

1. Noun. People in general (often used in the plural). "The common people determine the group character and preserve its customs from one generation to the next"

Exact synonyms: Common People, Folks
Generic synonyms: People
Specialized synonyms: Country People, Countryfolk, Gentlefolk, Grass Roots, Home Folk, Rabble, Ragtag, Ragtag And Bobtail, Riffraff
Member holonyms: Pleb, Plebeian
Derivative terms: Folksy



2. Noun. A social division of (usually preliterate) people.
Exact synonyms: Tribe
Generic synonyms: Social Group
Member holonyms: Moiety
Specialized synonyms: Phyle
Derivative terms: Tribal

3. Noun. People descended from a common ancestor. "His family has lived in Massachusetts since the Mayflower"

4. Noun. The traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community.

Definition of Folk

1. n. collect. & pl. In Anglo-Saxon times, the people of a group of townships or villages; a community; a tribe.

Definition of Folk

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the inhabitants of a land, their culture, tradition, or history. ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to common people as opposed to ruling classes or elites. ¹

3. Noun. (archaic) A grouping of smaller peoples or tribes as a nation. ¹

4. Noun. The inhabitants of a region especially the native inhabitants. ¹

5. Noun. (context: plural: folks) One’s relatives especially one’s parents. ¹

6. Noun. (music) Folk music. ¹

7. Noun. (context: plural) People in general. ¹

8. Noun. (context: plural) A particular group of people. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Folk

1. a people or tribe [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Folk

foliomort
foliophage
foliophages
foliophagy
folios
foliose
foliosity
foliot
foliots
folious
folium
folium vermis
foliums
folivore
folivores
folk (current term)
folk-etymologize
folk-etymologized
folk-etymologizes
folk-etymologizing
folk-rock
folk art
folk ballad
folk culture
folk dance
folk dancer
folk dances
folk dancing
folk devil
folk devils

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